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Articulated Man with Hat

ca. 1900 Unidentified carved and painted wood with metal and fur 13 3/8 x 6 x 3 5/8 in. (34.0 x 15.2 x 9.3 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.320 Not currently on view

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Artists often made toys with movable arms and legs. The creators of these two figures also added realistic details such as the fabric pants and leather holster of Sailor, and the real hair on Man.


Dress - accessory - hat

Figure male - full length


folk art

animal parts - hair - fur

metal - iron